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ago. cnn's susan candiotti has the story. >> reporter: at least two of the three accused teens are familiar faces for football fans at connecticut's torrington high school. edgar gonzalez, named most valuable player this season, and teammate jojuan alternativeio are 18, legally adults. a third young man is 17, a juvenile. all three are charged with sexuality. the two alleged victims are 13 years old. police call the alleged sexual encounters consensual. but under connecticut law, that doesn't matter. >> consensual in the sense that it wasn't a, quote, attack. not consensual because in the eyes of the law, statutorily, a 13-year-old can not give consent. >> reporter: because the girls were more than three years younger than the boys, the young men are charged with sexual assault, sometimes known as statutory rape in other states. torrington is a small new england town, where football is part of school, not a local obsession. different than steubenville, ohio, where just days ago, two football players were convicted of raping an unconscious girl. the evidence included posts that
and the divers inside. much more on this story later on this hour so make sure to stay tuned. susan candiotti spent the day with the people of dayton, ohio, a city keeping warm with basketball fever. look. >> supposed to get 8 to 10 inches of snow. kids will be off school tomorrow so they can celebrate the victory. >> reporter: who cares, right? >> who cares, right. >> reporter: basketball fans in ohio leaving the big game bracing for treacherous road conditions with snow expected to blanket the region overnight. >> when it comes, it comes. this is ohio. we get snow. >> reporter: isn't this the first full week of spring? >> i haven't seen one flower yet, one. >> reporter: no joking around in colorado where the storm shut down 150 miles of i-70. a major pile-up on i-25 shut down that highway and left a tractor trailer in flames. in kansas city, churches cancelled services ahead of about 8 inches of snow. until now, winter seemed to be on the way out in dayton. the whole month of february recorded less than 4 inches of snow. this storm alone may make up for that. >> i don't like snow. i don't l
'll be joined by families from newtown, connecticut. cnn national correspondent susan candiotti is outside the event in new york. good morning, susan. >> reporter: good morning, carol. yes, you know, the chances of currently passing a strong gun control legislation appear pretty slim, probably, given what happened earlier this week. senator harry reid, you'll remember, announced that he was dropping the assault weapon ban from the current proposal, before the senate bill. now, senator dianne feinstein says she will introduce it as an amendment, adding that she won't lay down and play dead. so, carol, the gop continues to say, the better idea is to simply better enforce the laws that are already on the books. carol, the debate isn't ending anytime soon. >> doesn't appear to be. what role does the school shooting at newtown play here? >> reporter: well, as you indicated, of course, newtown parents, many of them, will be at this news conference today, standing aside new york's mayor bloomberg, and of course, vice president biden. they've been supporting the president's proposed legislation fo
turnpike. the coach of the seton hill women's lacrosse team and the bus driver are dead. susan candiotti has more for you. >> reporter: two days after the crash, a mystery. with no other vehicle involved, why would a bus driver swerve off the pennsylvania turnpike with 22 college athletes and coaches aboard? a sunday night service remembering victims of saturday's bus crash that killed both the driver and women's lacrosse team head coach christi christina who was six months pregnant. >> horrible for her husband. it's pretty hard. >> reporter: seton hill's campus near pittsburgh is stunned. the other 21 people aboard the bus survived with injuries including 19 players and two coaches. investigators are examining the team's charter bus for any possible mechanical problems. an autopsy is scheduled today on the 61-year-old bus driver for any medical explanations. >> everyone is devastated by the losses and it seems like we're all just coming together as a school. >> reporter: authorities say there was a mix of snow and rain when the bus swerved off the pennsylvania turnpike, jumped a guard r
cities that are hosting march madness dams. dayton, ohio is one of them. susan candiotti is in dayton. people are going to get there despite this nasty weather? >> reporter: well, look at it now. the forecasters have said all along we're only expecting one to three inches -- until the overnight hours. so we've been getting flurries off and on. that's it. you can see right now these guys are getting ready for the onslaught of all the cars that are about to be let out of the university of dayton where the second of two games is winding up. but take a look around. we could still see grass here. just little patches of snow from those flurries earlier today. still all these people have to make their way home. either to indiana or to philadelphia. what do they think about that? listen. what do you think it is going to be like when you wake up in the morning? >> i'll be tired. it doesn't matter to me. i'm retired. i don't care. i don't have to go anywhere. >> i have to go to work. so it will be cold but i don't mind it. >> so again, fred, they are talking about anywhere from five to eight in
at that. our susan candiotti is in dayton. >> reporter: it's been overcast all day, occasional flurries. now we're starting to get a bit of rain, but the temperatures have remained just above freezing, so that's why there's no accumulation yet. the forecasters are calling for 5 to 8 inches of snow, but mainly they say that's going to happen after midnight tonight. that's why the roads look clear now. that is going to change. in fact, they are talking about a really rough commute in the morning, possibly treacherous conditions between the freezing rain and the snow that is expected after midnight tonight. so difficult times ahead, but earlier this day we were talking to the people here in the dayton area, some of them attending some of the march madness games here at the university of dayton, and they didn't seem too concerned about the pending storm. >> reporter: what do you think about that? >> awesome. i love it. wonderful time of year. >> reporter: doesn't matter about the snow? >> no. >> reporter: school tomorrow? what do you think? >> t-r-o-a. >> sadly to say, don, the worst is yet
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